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  • Henry Moore at the Kremlin Museums

    Art in Russia

    The Kremlin Museums and the British Council were inspired by the successful ARTiculation Prize, which began in the UK, to host the prize for the recent Henry Moore exhibition. This film explains why inspiring young people, like winner Andrey Kuznetsov, to talk about and appreciate art is so important.

  • Candoco Unlimited - a double bill by Candoco Dance Company

    UK artists

    Part of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad, Unlimited was the UK's largest programme of major commissions celebrating arts, culture and sport by deaf and disabled artists aiming to create new and ambitious work with the power to open doors and change minds. This film looks at the programme and its legacy.

  • Jewellery in an exhibition in Egypt by students of Azza Fahmy
    Egypt: The Jeweller

    Entrepreneurs in Egypt

    This film look at how renowned Egyptian jewellery designer Azza Fahmy, who studied in the UK thanks to the British Council, is inspiring the next generation of Egypt's creative entrepreneurs and supporting their work as part of a collaboration with the European Union.

  • Imogen Heap
    Imogen Heap: China residency

    UK music in China

    Imogen Heap speaks about her six-week residency in Hangzhou, China, in 2012, where she wrote and recorded 'Xizi She Knows' and produced the music video to the song. Imogen was one of four UK musicians to take part in the China residencies, alongside Jamie Woon, Gareth Bonello and Matthew Bourne.

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